Accused cannibals castrated man in secluded Oklahoma cabin, cops say
Two males — a minimum of considered one of them claiming to be a cannibal — are accused of performing an unlawful gender reassignment surgical procedure on a sufferer in a secluded Oklahoma cabin final week, a report stated.
Bob Lee Allen, 53, and Thomas Gates, 42, had been charged final Thursday for the alleged castration of a keen 28-year-old man who traveled from Virginia for the process, The Oklahoman reported, citing authorities.
The sufferer informed police that after the two-hour surgical procedure, which occurred final Monday, Allen laughed that he was a cannibal and stated he was going to eat the person’s testicles, in accordance with a court docket affidavit obtained by the newspaper.
“It’s one thing that we’ve by no means in my profession run throughout on this a part of the nation,” Le Flore County Sheriff Rodney Derryberry stated Tuesday.
“We all know there’s loads of rumors on the market however right now there’s no hazard to the general public,” he stated.
The sufferer informed authorities he met Gates and Allen, who claimed to have 15 years of expertise performing gender reassignment surgical procedures, by means of an internet site.
Allen additionally stated he had six different purchasers lined up and that he stored physique components in his freezer, the sufferer informed authorities.
A day after the castration, Allen took the sufferer to the hospital as a result of the person was bleeding, the report stated.
On the way in which to hunt medical assist, Allen threatened to dump the injured man into the woods if he handed out, the sufferer informed police.
As soon as on the hospital, the sufferer informed docs the lads, “tried to get him to take part in cannibalism,” the affidavit stated.
Hospital personnel alert police, who searched the cabin final Wednesday and located in a freezer “what seemed to be testicles.”
The suspects had been charged with performing unlicensed surgical procedure, conspiracy to commit unlicensed surgical procedure and maiming and assault and battery with a harmful weapon.
Bail for every of the lads was set at $295,000, the newspaper reported.